Done Workin’ – Gone Sailin’

Ricco the “Cobra” has won his first stage of the Tour. He made everyone stand up and notice at the Giro when he took three mountain stages.
Today had just two category 2’s but the final 5 kilometers were steep and broke the peloton apart and Ricco timed it just right.

The real news is Kim Kirchen of Team Columbia takes the GC Yellow Jersey and also gets the Green jersey.
Amazing for our American team to hold the Yellow this early. It could be a two edged sword because now they have to defend it and tomorrow is another middle level climb then Sunday and Monday are the steepest of the first half of the race.

The weather here as taken turn for the better so I am off to Peregrine

and Oyster Bay.

Those of you that don’t have Versus can follow the Tour at Velo News and there are links to streaming video at Cycling Fans.


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